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Feb 06, 2019
Abducted In Plain Sight review: Stranger than fiction, this true-crime doc indicts a wily predator and parental inactionAbducted In Plain Sight is presented as a cautionary tale; whether the caution is against the human capacity for evil or naivety (or both) is left to the viewers to gauge.
Dec 26, 2018
The Innocent Man review: This true crime docu-series isn't Netflix's best, but compelling nonethelessBased on John Grisham's non-fiction book of the same name, The Innocent Man — Netflix's new true crime docu-series — travels to the town of Ada, Oklahoma, to uncover gruesome happenings dating back to the 1980s, and the effects those events continue to have on some present-day residents
Apr 17, 2018
West Cork: Audible's true crime podcast delves into Ireland's longest running murder investigationWest Cork in Ireland is a veritable Eden on earth. And yet, it was in this picturesque spot that the body of Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found, her skull bashed in, two nights before Christmas 1996.
Feb 04, 2018
American Crime Story S2: 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' is an unsettling meditation on true crimeIn its second season, American Crime Story has turned its attention to the assassination of Gianni Versace. What it offers, is a story on the randomness of violence, and how the true crime genre exploits loss and grief.
Jan 27, 2018
Manhunt: Unabomber review — Netflix's true crime series is low key but high on impactMindhunter may be the more engrossing show, but it lacks the one thing Manhunt: Unabomber wears like a badge of honour – heart
Nov 11, 2017
Alias Grace, Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel-turned-TV show, needs to be your next Netflix bingeAlias Grace makes you realise that certain things haven’t changed one bit — predatory men are still around (maybe more than ever), women are still struggling to have control of their body and the choice to abort unwanted pregnancies, and the immigration issue still continues to be a matter of shame
Oct 20, 2017
Mindhunter on Netflix: Why you must binge-watch this clever, gritty, murderous offeringNetflix’s creepy and fascinating new show, Mindhunter, digs into the origins of serial killers
Oct 13, 2017
Aarushi Talwar's murder was a tragic story of our times: Talvar director Meghna GulzarMeghna Gulzar's Talvar (2015) was among the rare accounts of the 2008 Noida double murder case that eschewed sensationalism and took an objective view of the tragedy. After Rajesh and Nupur Talwar's acquittal by the Allahabad High Court, Mehna Gulzar spoke with Firstpost about the making of her film.
Aug 27, 2017
Found Dead: Shantanu Guha Ray's true crime account reveals the grim recesses of human thoughtIn his latest book, Found Dead, Shantanu Guha Ray attempts to objectively portray the stories behind nine bewildering deaths (including the Sunanda Pushkar, Rizwanur Rahman and Sheena Bora cases)
May 28, 2017
The Keepers: A murdered nun, amateur detectives, and our fascination with true crimeNetflix's The Keepers shows how regular people have been turning amateur detectives to solve crimes